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  1. No one has a monopoly on racism

    Posted Feb 20th 2010, 12:00am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... for years, I know a thing or two about racism. No, I have never been roughed up by bigger white men in dark alleys. Neither have I ever been shouted at by complete strangers for no reason. Racism ... people's racism. We are among the worst offenders. The irony of the Sena's rage against 'racist' Aussies is that its own political fortunes are built on racist and parochial attacks ...

  2. Law on racism

    Posted Jun 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A human rights group has drafted its own anti-racism law amid concerns at the government's delay in issuing a consultation paper on the issue. The government has said the question is complicated and highly political and best postponed until after the Legco elections in September. What do you think? Share your views: write to us. ...

  3. A law, on its own, cannot wipe out racism

    Posted Mar 14th 2008, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... There is, however, a limit to what a bill can achieve. Hopefully, the law will help to educate people that racism is unacceptable. If legal action is taken against a company with a racist hiring ... many people do not see racism as wrong. However, a law cannot instantly make life fair. For example, some government communication takes place in languages other than Chinese or English. ...

  4. Racism just below the skin

    Posted Mar 21st 2006, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur The first serious survey of race relations in 50 years has revealed that behind Malaysia's facade of ethnic harmony, racism runs deep. The survey of 20,000 Malaysians also found that the various races which make up the country's multi-ethnic society find more comfort and security in their ethnicity than a common Malaysian identity. ...

  5. Anti-racism laws inevitable

    Posted Oct 19th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am an employment, equality and diversity lawyer in London, currently on a visit to Hong Kong. Given the economic development, international standing and ethnic break down of Hong Kong, it is perhaps surprising, to an outsider, that there is currently no ...

  6. No Matter What... They'll Call This Book Racist

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... otherwise unacceptable behaviour and attitudes. Citing jokes grounded in stereotypes as examples of benign racism, he says too many blacks and whites embrace a definition of racism so broad that almost everything registers as such. This he calls 'chip-on-the-shoulder racism'- the kind that can never end. The book includes references to much that has caused outrage, including ...

  7. Racial discrimination is ignorance

    Posted May 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There are many types of discrimination but racial discrimination hurts the most. Racism was perhaps natural hundreds of years ago, when Europeans sailed to new countries and found new ... Hong Kong, it can sometimes be easy to forget how serious a problem racism is. But racism rears its ugly head even in our multi-cultural city. Although we may not witness extreme violence ...

  8. It's official: White men don't have a preference for Asian women- any race will do

    Posted Nov 10th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo White men do not have a fetish for Asian women. In fact, the two sides of the gender and racial divide have no special preferences for each other. This is the conclusion of a forthcoming two-year study in the Review of Economic Studies, which ...

  9. Which political leader do you admire most?

    Posted Aug 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and their freedom. He showed the world that racism was wrong. It's amazing when you think about how he changed the world. Try and imagine if the United States still had a policy of discrimination and racism. There would be no justice or liberty, and hatred would play a big part in our lives. Thanks to Abraham Lincoln, we have been saved from this fate. Kamana Rai, 18 I admire Mahatma Gandhi ...

  10. Public Eye

    Posted Oct 13th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... practically coffin-sized, the URA is killing the people. India needs to grasp logic of racism Here's the thing about racism: you lose if you whine about being a victim. Your whining is a confession that you are inferior to the racist. The racism logic is simple: racists only discriminate against those they consider to be inferior to them. India has made the silly mistake ...




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